Vice President Riek Teny visits New York Stock Exchange
March 8, 2012
Vice President Riek Machar Teny urged the leading business people at the New York Stock Exchange in the United States to invest in South Sudan. In an effort to promote the Republic of South Sudan, the Vice President visited the New York Stock Exchange and held meetings with several leading business people in the country.
South Sudan has vast business potentials in the businesses of oil, agriculture, wildlife and tourism, he said. The country is also free from debts and sanctions as it is now a sovereign nation and is no longer a part of Khartoum, the Vice President added.
During his visit, he met with the US Ambassador to UN Susan Rice, Chinese Ambassador to UN Li Bidoang and discussed a wide range of issues. Riek Teny told the Ambassadors about the ongoing negotiations with Khartoum and also expressed the desire of South Sudan to from harmonious relationships with the countries.